Posts in category: Thriller
A terrifying, evocative and gut-wrenching mystery -- saying the arriving of a big new voice within the style.
You suggestion you'll depart the previous in the back of. imagine again.
Donnie Miller counts himself fortunate. dwelling in a gorgeous, spacious residence within the wild and distant panorama of crucial Canada, he spends his days writing for the neighborhood newspaper, engaged on a movie script, and appearing as house-husband. After a afflicted and impoverished upbringing in Scotland, he now has all he wishes: a being concerned spouse, a vibrant and chuffed son, a beneficiant partner's father. because the brutal northern iciness starts off to chunk, he can chill out and luxuriate in life.
But his peace is quickly damaged. There are noises within the within reach woods, symptoms of a few mysterious watcher. while the kin puppy disappears, Donnie makes a scary discovery. Is it wolves, because the police suspect, or whatever way more harmful, a long way darker? What secrets and techniques has Donnie been maintaining? And why does he have the negative experience that his dream was once by no means going to last?
A taut, stunning and visceral mystery that would go away you gasping for breath, Cold Hands is the 1st in a thrilling new sequence through the amazing John J. Niven.
By James Patterson
No husbands allowed
Only mins after Abbie Elliot and her 3 most sensible associates step off of a personal helicopter, they input the main sumptuous, luxurious, sensually pampering lodge they've got ever been to. Their lavish presidential suite overlooks Monte Carlo, and so they hand over: to the solar and pool, to the sashimi and sake, to the Bruno Paillard champagne. For 4 days they're unfastened to stay anyone else's lifestyles. because the weekend strikes into pulsating discos, high-stakes casinos, and past, Abbie is transported to the best excitement and unlock she has ever known.
What occurred final night?
In the morning's harsh mild, Abbie awakens on a yacht, surrounded by means of police. anything lousy has happened--something very unlikely, unthinkable. Abbie, Winnie, Serena, and Bryah are arrested and accused of the foulest crime possible. And now the holiday of a life-time turns into the struggle of a lifetime--for survival. accountable better halves is the last word indulgence, the type of nonstop joy-ride of extra, friendship, betrayal, and hazard that in simple terms James Patterson can create.
By Gregg Loomis
It used to be Napoleon Bonaparte’s so much prized ownership, the foremost to his tremendous worldwide conquests and armed forces victories. for almost centuries it has remained hidden. yet now one kingdom will cease at not anything to find it. And Lang Reilly could be the in simple terms guy who stands of their way—unless they could put off him. From Venice to Port-au-Prince, Alexandria to Paris, Lang might want to remain one step prior to assassins whereas looking for the solutions to…The Bonaparte mystery.
By Stephen King
Now to be had for the 1st time in a mass-market top rate paperback edition—the number 1 New York instances bestseller of a reluctant clairvoyant who needs to weigh his recommendations while he without warning sees the negative destiny waiting for mankind.
"There was once basically blackness and that common emptiness... chilly limbo. Johnny Smith stayed there an extended, lengthy time."
When Johnny Smith was once six-years-old, head trauma as a result of a foul ice-skating coincidence left him with a bad bruise on his brow and, at times, these hunches…infrequent yet actual snippets of items to return. however it isn’t until eventually Johnny’s a grown man—now having survived a scary automobile harm that plunged him right into a coma lasting four-and-a-half years—that his specific talents really push to the fore. Johnny Smith comes again from the void with a unprecedented reward that turns into his life’s curse…presenting visions of what was once and what's going to be for the blameless and in charge alike. but if he encounters a ruthlessly bold and amoral guy who grants a terrifying destiny for all humanity, Johnny needs to have the opportunity to avoid a harrowing predestination from turning into fact.
By Rita Mae Brown
The yearly steeplechase races at Montpelier, as soon as the house of James and Dolley Madison, are the excessive aspect within the social calendar of the horse-mad Virginians of comfortable Crozet. The race meet bargains a cracking reliable time with outdated acquaintances and an opportunity to get even—on the racecourse—with outdated enemies. Postmistress Mary Minor "Harry" Haristeen should be within the thick of the motion in this day of excessive spirits and fierce festival. however the wonderful thoroughbreds and the pinks and vegetables and purples worn through the riders don't blind Harry to the damaging undercurrents that begin to floor. there is absolute to be a few emotional fireworks at Montpelier. nonetheless, not anyone expects the day to finish in tragedy.
Found lifeless usually barn is without doubt one of the day's riders, a knife plunged in the course of the jockey's center. the one clue is a enjoying card, the Queen of golf equipment, impaled over the deadly wound. in the prosperous, tight-knit global of horse vendors, running shoes, and jockeys, the sufferer had either admirers and enemies.
Was the murderer's reason greed, drugs--a pervasive evil within the race world—or sexual competition? fortunately for Crozet's people, the tiger cat Mrs. Murphy is true at domestic within the reliable yard...and at the path of the stunning fact. yet will Harry trap on in time to forestall a killer grown bloodthirsty with success?
In Murder, She Meowed Sneaky Pie Brown and her co-author, Rita Mae Brown, have penned one other smart and sassy secret that probes the depths of human depravity and the heights of pussycat genius.
By J. D. Robb
Crime and punishment is Lieutenant Eve Dallas's enterprise. homicide her speciality. Named by means of the social employee who came upon her whilst she was once an insignificant baby roaming that city's streets, Eve Dallas is a brand new York police detective who lives for her task. In over ten years at the strength, she's obvious all of it - and is aware her survival relies on her instincts. yet she's going opposed to each caution telling her to not get entangled with Roarke, a charismatic Irish billionaire - and a suspect in Eve's newest homicide research. yet ardour and seduction have principles in their personal, and it truly is as much as Eve to take an opportunity within the palms of a guy she is aware not anything approximately - other than the addictive starvation of wanting his contact.
By Laura Lippman
In New York Times bestselling writer Laura Lippman’s electrifying mystery, PI Tess Monaghan discovers she might’ve gotten herself right into a harmful state of affairs for which there’s no means out. . . .
PI Tess Monaghan is ecstatic to listen to the inside track that enterprise rich person Gerard “Wink” Wynkowski desires to carry pro-basketball again to Baltimore. but if Wink’s checkered past—which runs the gamut from family abuse and compulsive playing to armed robberies or even manslaughter—makes front web page of the Baltimore Beacon-Light, aka the “Blight” his undertaking is jeopardized. not anyone is extra stunned on the exposé than the editors of the paper who have been sure they killed the piece. Hoping to discover who hacked into their desktops, the newspaper hires Tess.
But quickly after the tale on Wink runs, he’s chanced on asphyxiated in his storage along with his car’s engine working. Suicide seems to be the reason for his death—and everyone seems to be blaming the “Blight” for airing his soiled laundry and sending him into the downward spiral that resulted in his dying. however the extra Tess uncovers approximately Wink, the extra she’s confident that somebody with an awl to grind sought after him useless and was once keen to head so far as murdering him.
And if this all weren’t sufficient to maintain her plate complete, Tess should also locate the lowlifes who roughed up her uncle—the comparable males who're rationale on getting again a prized Greyhound puppy which she’s at the moment taking care of whereas her uncle recuperates. Now as Tess’s PI talents are placed to the final word attempt, she needs to remain one step sooner than a diabolical
By Brad Taylor
Taskforce operators Pike Logan and Jennifer Cahill are used to placing their lives in danger, yet this time it’s Jennifer’s brother who's at risk. As an investigative reporter engaged on the Mexican drug cartels, Jack Cahill has unknowingly gotten stuck among rival teams. His determined name to his sister is his final sooner than he’s kidnapped.
In their efforts to rescue Jack, Pike and Jennifer discover a plot even more insidious than unlawful drug trafficking—the cartel that positioned a goal on Jack’s again has came across a GPS hack with the ability to successfully debilitate the United States.
With the GPS hack approximately to be exploited and Jack’s lifestyles at stake, Jennifer and Pike needs to have the option to get rid of the upcoming hazard. the cost of failure, for either the Taskforce and the rustic, is better than ever.
By Adam Johnson
WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE FOR FICTION
An epic novel and an exciting literary discovery, The Orphan Master’s Son follows a tender man’s trip in the course of the icy waters, darkish tunnels, and eerie secret agent chambers of the world’s so much mysterious dictatorship, North Korea.
NATIONAL booklet CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FINALIST • DAYTON LITERARY PEACE PRIZE WINNER • LONGLISTED FOR the yankee LIBRARY ASSOCIATION’S ANDREW CARNEGIE MEDAL • WINNER OF THE CALIFORNIA e-book AWARD FOR FICTION • NEW YORK instances BESTSELLER
NAMED the most effective BOOKS OF THE 12 months BY
The New Yorker • The Washington submit • Stephen King, Entertainment Weekly • The Wall highway magazine • l. a. occasions • San Francisco Chronicle • monetary occasions • Newsweek/The day-by-day Beast • the obvious broker • St. Louis Post-Dispatch • Milwaukee magazine Sentinel • Scott Turow, The thousands • Slate • Salon • BookPage • Shelf Awareness
“The unmarried most sensible paintings of fiction released [this 12 months] . . . The book’s crafty, aptitude and pathos are testaments to the still-formidable energy of the written word.”—The Wall highway Journal
Pak Jun Do is the haunted son of a misplaced mother—a singer “stolen” to Pyongyang—and an influential father who runs lengthy Tomorrows, a piece camp for orphans. There the boy is given his first flavor of energy, choosing which orphans devour first and with the intention to be lent out for guide exertions. well-known for his loyalty and willing instincts, Jun Do involves the eye of superiors within the nation, rises within the ranks, and begins on a highway from which there'll be no return.
Considering himself “a humble citizen of the best country within the world,” Jun Do turns into a certified kidnapper who needs to navigate the transferring principles, arbitrary violence, and baffling calls for of his Korean overlords in an effort to remain alive. pushed to absolutely the restrict of what any person might undergo, he boldly takes at the treacherous position of rival to Kim Jong Il in an try to shop the girl he loves, sunlight Moon, a mythical actress “so natural, she didn’t understand what ravenous humans appeared like.”
Part breathless mystery, half tale of innocence misplaced, half tale of romantic love, The Orphan Master’s Son can also be a riveting portrait of a global heretofore hidden from view: a North Korea rife with starvation, corruption, and informal cruelty but in addition camaraderie, stolen moments of good looks, and love. A towering literary success, The Orphan Master’s Son ushers Adam Johnson into the small staff of today’s maximum writers.
Praise for The Orphan Master’s Son
“An exquisitely crafted novel that incorporates the reader on an adventuresome trip into the depths of totalitarian North Korea and into the main intimate areas of the human heart.”—Pulitzer Prize citation
“Mr. Johnson has written a bold and noteworthy novel, a unique that not just opens a daunting window at the mysterious nation of North Korea, yet one who additionally excavates the very which means of affection and sacrifice.”—Michiko Kakutani, The manhattan Times
“Rich with a feeling of discovery . . . The Orphan Master’s Son has an early lead on novel of [the year].”—The day-by-day Beast
“This is a unique worthy getting excited about.”—The Washington Post
“[A] ripping piece of fiction that also is an astute remark at the nature of freedom, sacrifice, and glory.”—Elle
From the Hardcover edition.
By Dean Koontz
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
Michelina Bellsong is on a project. She is following a lacking kinfolk to the sting of the USA . . . to a spot she by no means knew existed—a position of terror, ask yourself, and shattering revelation. What awaits her there'll switch her lifestyles and the lifetime of every body she knows—if she will locate the major to survival. At stake are a tender lady of notable goodness, a tender boy with killers on his path, and Micky’s personal wounded soul. forward lie incredible peril, startling discoveries, and paths that lead via poor darkness to unforeseen gentle.